Arsenal hero, Paul Merson, has uncovered Chelsea’s main ‘downside’ underneath their supervisor, Thomas Tuchel.
In line with Merson, Chelsea’s midfield is a serious ‘downside’ for Tuchel, including that it is vital for the Blues boss to discover a resolution earlier than the top of the season.
Chelsea have been spectacular since Tuchel changed Frank Lampard final January.
The Stamford Bridge membership has gained six video games and drew three to date underneath the 47-year-old German, however Merson believes their important subject is the midfield.
Merson informed Sky Sports activities, “The issue is the midfield. Who’s bought that defence-splitting move?
“If you play Chelsea, everybody’s behind the ball – even Manchester United, a high staff, they usually sat behind the ball, let’s be trustworthy, and went from a base.
“You’ve bought N’Golo Kante and Mateo Kovacic. Between them, I want to know what number of assists and targets they have. They haven’t bought rather a lot.
“Kovacic has by no means scored at dwelling with Chelsea. They dominate a variety of soccer matches, I like Kovacic, he’s an excellent participant, however that you must kick on.
“Folks have gotten to attain targets. Jorginho, take his penalties away. That’s three midfield gamers who play in a staff that dominate a variety of soccer matches throughout the season.
“I imply, that’s wonderful. Actually, that should change. He has to alter the sport when the midfield gamers are getting within the field, and it isn’t too damaging after they’re all sitting exterior the field.
“I feel in time, he must flip that round, but it surely’s necessary he does that earlier than the top of the season.”